Saturday, 29 February, 2020, 10:05 AM
Home City News

22 shops gutted in Bhola fire

Published : Sunday, 19 January, 2020 at 12:00 AM  Count : 48

BHOLA, Jan 18: Twenty-two shops were destroyed in a fire that broke out at Prodhan bazar in Charfesson upazila on early Saturday.
Quoting locals, Shamsul Arefin, officer-in-charge of Charfesson Police Station, said the fire broke out at a mattress shop around 1am from an electric short-circuit and engulfed the adjoining shops.
On information, two firefighting units rushed to the spot and extinguished the fire after two and a half hours of frantic efforts, said the OC. The fire gutted 22 shops.
Affected shop owners claimed that the estimated loss caused by the fire was around Tk 5 crore.    -UNB

« PreviousNext »

Latest News
Most Read News
Editor : Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury
Published by the Editor on behalf of the Observer Ltd. from Globe Printers, 24/A, New Eskaton Road, Ramna, Dhaka.
Editorial, News and Commercial Offices : Aziz Bhaban (2nd floor), 93, Motijheel C/A, Dhaka-1000. Phone :9586651-58. Online: 9513959, Advertisement: 9513663
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected],   [ABOUT US]     [CONTACT US]   [AD RATE]   Developed & Maintenance by i2soft